PENN STATE NITTANY LIONS INFORMATION:
Location: State College, Pennsylvania
Stadium: Beaver Stadium
Conference: Big Ten Conference
Rivals: Michigan State Spartans (Land Grant Trophy), Minnesota Golden Goephers (Governor's Victory Bell)
Mascot: Nittany Lions
Heisman Trophy Winner: John Cappelletti (1973)
Notable Alumni: John Cappelletti, Mike Reid
National Championships: 2 - 1982, 1986
Big 10 Championships: 2 - 1994, 2005
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The Penn State Nittany Lions football program is one America's strongest college football traditions. With national championships, conference titles, and many undefeated seasons, the Nittany Lions begin every season with very real national title hopes. Coach Joe Paterno has established himself as one of the very best most successful coaches in college sports, with the most wins, bowl games, and undefeated seasons in Division IA (FBS) history. A home game at Beaver Stadium in University Park, Pennsylvania is the ultimate college football experience, taking school spirit to a new level.
The Penn State Nittany Lions football program was created in 1887. The team would play football as an independent (not affiliated with any conference) for most of its history. Penn State Nittany Lions plays trophy games every year against Minnesota Golden Gophers (Governor's Victory Bell) and Michigan State Spartans (Land Grant Trophy). Ohio State Buckeyes has also become a fierce rival, as the two teams are often in competition for a conference title, and both play with hopes of another national championship. Famous players of the Penn State Nittany Lions who've worn the blue and white include Franco Harris, Mike Munchak, Bobby Engram, Larry Johnson, and LaVar Arrington.
The Penn State Nittany Lions play their home games at Beaver Stadium in University Park, Pennsylvania. It's the 3rd largest stadium in America and the 5th largest worldwide. ESPN has declared the stadium to have “The Best Student Section in the Nation” and ranked it number 5 in the top ten list of “Scariest Places to Play”. Watching a Penn State Nittany Lions game at Beaver Stadium is an experience rich in passion and tradition that truly defines college football. Buy Penn State Nittany Lions football tickets and watch the Nittany Lions continue to make college football history!
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